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Browse the news and features from the University of Oxford – a world-leading centre of learning, teaching and research and the oldest university in the English-speaking world. This includes selected news and features from the 39 Oxford colleges, as well as the university’s four academic divisions: Medical Sciences, Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department for Continuing Education, and the Gardens, Libraries and Museums division of the University of Oxford.

Oriel College installs plaque calling Cecil Rhodes a ‘committed colonialist’

Oriel College installs plaque calling Cecil Rhodes a ‘committed colonialist’

The explanatory panel about the former prime minister of the Cape Colony has been placed outside Oriel College at the University of Oxford during Black History Month.
British daily meat consumption drops by 17% over a decade

British daily meat consumption drops by 17% over a decade, Oxford study finds

Researchers found that between 2008 and 2019, the average daily meat consumption per capita dropped from 103.7g to 86.3g – a decrease of 17.4g a day, or just under 17%.
Reuben Foundation donates £80 million for first new Oxford college in 30 years

Reuben Foundation increases donation for scholarships and college buildings

The Foundation increased the places on its scholarship programme established in 2012 and made a further donation of £8m for buildings at Reuben College, including a new Reuben Graduate Centre.
Hillary Clinton among six to receive honorary degrees from Oxford University

Hillary Clinton among six to receive honorary degrees from Oxford Uni

Secretary Clinton is being honoured alongside Prof. Dame Sally Davies, Prof. Linda Colley, Prof. Anna Deavere Smith, Baroness Ruth Lister, and the writer Jeanette Winterson.
Oxford University remains top of world rankings for a sixth consecutive year

Oxford Uni remains top of world rankings for a sixth consecutive year

Times Higher Education (THE) has announced its World University Rankings for 2022 with the University of Oxford retaining the top spot for a sixth consecutive year.
Study finds COVID-19 presents a higher risk of blood clots than vaccines

Study finds COVID-19 presents higher risks of blood clots than vaccines

The study concludes that there are increased risks of some haematological and vascular adverse events following vaccination, but the risks are substantially higher following a coronavirus infection.
Oxford University announces plans for Michaelmas Term 2021

Oxford University announces plans for Michaelmas Term 2021

The announcement from the Vice-Chancellor, in an email sent to all staff, will bring the university in line with Stage 4 of the UK government’s roadmap.
Legal & General to develop major science and innovation district with University of Oxford

Legal & General to develop Begbroke science park with Oxford University

Legal & General will fund and deliver the new innovation district with the University of Oxford, extending the existing Begbroke Science Park across an adjacent 14-hectare site.
OxLEP announces Energy Systems Accelerator pilot project

OxLEP announces Energy Systems Accelerator pilot project

Based at Osney Mead in Oxford and funded by the government’s Getting Building Fund, the pilot will be a world-leading multi-disciplinary hub championing green innovation.
New ECI report provides a roadmap towards Oxfordshire’s zero-carbon future

New ECI report provides a roadmap towards Oxfordshire’s zero-carbon future

Created by the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute (ECI), the report challenges Oxfordshire’s key decision-makers to embrace several new recommendations.